Histopathology

NI members win award

IBMS members were among the award winners at this year’s Advancing Healthcare Awards for Northern Ireland.

Predicting breast cancer risk

Professor Gareth Evans explains his test for genetic breast cancer, which could reduce unnecessary pre-emptive mastectomies.

State-of-the-art scanner

Patients at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust will be the first in the world to benefit from two new state-of-the-art SPECTCT machines, which will offer the most advanced CT competences to accurately localise areas of disease.

Early cancer diagnosis study

Cancer patients are five times more likely to have surgery to remove their tumour, and less likely to have chemotherapy, if diagnosed at the earliest stage compared to the latest stage, according to new figures.

Diagnosing with holograms

Could 3D imaging developments from the US change the way that diagnostic tests are carried out?

Consent training: a biomedical scientist perspective

Senior Biomedical Scientist Olivia Geling discusses a consent training day she attended and outlines the key messages.

Histopathology reporting survey results

Brian Nation analyses the figures and draws out the trends from a survey of biomedical scientists on histopathology reporting training. 

MASS FATALITY PLANNING FOR THE UNKNOWN

Over recent years there seems to have been an increase in major incidents. Alongside a range of natural disasters... 

MY LAB: DERMATOLOGY DIAGNOSIS

Dr Guy Orchard gives a guided tour of his lab, which provides a diagnostic histopathology and dermatopathology service...

THE BIG QUESTION

Are there tangible benefits to be gained by increasing the scope and availability of point of care testing (POCT)?

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